- Relevant qualifications.
Course work includes instruction in scheduling appointments, coding and processing insurance accounts, billing, collections, computer operations; assisting with examinations/treatments, performing routine laboratory procedures, electrocardiography, supervised medication administration; and ethical/legal issues associated with patient care.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills with consumers and coworkers in the role of medical assistant.
- Solve problems related to administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
- Utilize policies and manuals related to administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
- Perform mathematic calculations related to generating laboratory results and preparing and administering medications.
- Use current technologies in the implementation of administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
- Demonstrate the academic knowledge and technical skills necessary for entry-level medical assisting practice.
- Display professionalism by projecting a positive attitude, working as a team member, showing initiative and responsibility, and displaying sensitivity to cultural diversity.
- Practice in a legal and ethical manner.